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Thanks - that route might work better for me than Marshfield.
Amy
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Huntington Town Clerk - Heidi Racht" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2008 10:11 AM
Subject: Re: Postmarked tax payments


> Hello Amy,
>
> If you come to Burlington via Appalachian Gap, you drive right by our
> office. We have a slot in the door for after hours and our treasurer
> takes payment until midnight (we also accept postmarks). We get a lot of
> envelopes through that slot around tax time. No one actually comes down
> to the office at midnight, but someone may be sleepless and come down a
> little later (long before we are officially open) - after that, it's late.
>
> Heidi Racht
>
> Amy Deutl, Moretown Treasurer wrote:
>> Bobbi,
>> I like the idea of a drop box - when I'm in your area, I might just
>> stop by to take a look at it ok?!
>> Thanks,
>> Amy
>>
>>     ----- Original Message -----
>>     *From:* Bobbi Brimblecombe <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>>     *To:* [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>>     *Sent:* Tuesday, June 17, 2008 3:32 PM
>>     *Subject:* Re: Postmarked tax payments
>>
>>     Marshfield accepts "hand-cancelled" postmarks only, so it is up to
>>     the taxpayer to make sure there is a legible postmark.
>>
>>     We have a drop slot on the outside of our building. The box is in
>>     our office. We did have one taxpayer who insisted that he put his
>>     payment in the box but we never received it. We now have a sign
>>     outside telling people they have to call us to make sure the
>>     payment was received. Our taxpayers appreciate being able to drop
>>     off payments after hours.
>>
>>     -Bobbi
>>
>>     At 05:54 PM 6/12/2008, you wrote:
>>>     Barre City currently accepts tax payments received after the
>>>     deadline as long as they are postmarked by the deadline. However,
>>>     more and more frequently the post offices haven’t been applying a
>>>     postmark. During the last payment cycle, we received at least a
>>>     half dozen payments with no postmarks – some as much as 10 days
>>>     after the deadline. We felt compelled to accept them. We are
>>>     considering doing away with the receipt of postmarked payments,
>>>     and are interested in what policies other cities/towns of our
>>>     size have in place. We would also be interested in people’s
>>>     thoughts on drop boxes for receipt of payments – are there issues
>>>     of security or liability?
>>>
>>>     Thanks in advance.
>>>
>>>     Carol D
>>>
>>>     */Carolyn S. Dawes
>>>     /*Barre City Clerk/Treasurer
>>>     Barre City Hall
>>>     6 N. Main St., Suite 6
>>>     Barre , VT 05641
>>>     (802) 476-0242
>>>     (802) 476-0264 fax
>>>     www.barrecity.org <http://www.barrecity.org/>
>>
>>     Bobbi Brimblecombe
>>     Marshfield Town Clerk
>>     122 School Street, Room 1
>>     Marshfield, VT 05658
>>     (802) 426-3305
>>     [log in to unmask]
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